There are 2 translations of oreja in English:

oreja1

f

  • 1 [Anatomía/Anatomy] ear de orejas grandes big-eared o/or with big ears tiene las orejas paradas or despegadas or salidas his ears stick out el perro puso las orejas tiesas the dog pricked up its ears puso una sonrisa de oreja a oreja she grinned from ear to ear orejas de paila (Chile) [familiar/colloquial] big ears arderle las orejas a algn (América Latina/Latin America) , deben de arderle las orejas her ears must be burning asomar la oreja to show one's true colors calentarle la oreja a algn (Venezuela) [familiar/colloquial] to try to talk sb into sth con las orejas gachas with one's tail between one's legs estar hasta las orejas de algo [familiar/colloquial] to be up to one's ears o/or eyes in sth [familiar/colloquial] jalarle las orejas a algn (México, Perú/Mexico, Peru) [familiar/colloquial] to tell sb off parar la oreja (América Latina/Latin America) [familiar/colloquial] to pay attention para bien la oreja, que esto es importante pay attention, this is important o/or (inglés norteamericano/American English) [familiar/colloquial] listen up, this is important paré la oreja para ver de qué hablaban I pricked up my ears to hear what they were talking about [familiar/colloquial] planchar or chafar la oreja [familiar/colloquial] to get some shut-eye [familiar/colloquial] voy a planchar la oreja I'm going to get some shut-eye, I'm off to bed [familiar/colloquial] tirarle a algn de las orejas or (América Latina/Latin America) tirarle las orejas a algn (literal) to pull sb's ears (reprender) to tell sb off, slap sb's wrists [familiar/colloquial] verle las orejas al lobo to realize sth is wrong

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There are 2 translations of oreja in English:

oreja2

mf

(México/Mexico) [familiar/colloquial]

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Word of the day esporádicamente
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Cultural fact of the day

The PAN (Partido de Acción Nacional) is the political party that won the Mexican general elections in 2000, breaking the Partido Revolucional Institucional's record of 71 years in power. PRI - Partido Revolucionario InstitucionalPAN was founded in 1939 as a conservative alternative to President, Lázaro Cárdenas. It presents an image of being a defender of popular causes, but takes an individualistic approach to matters of education and property. Its traditional policies include limiting state intervention in the economy to a minimum and bringing about a greater rapprochement between the government and the church.